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Simple Ledger Protocol Universe Is Thriving: Lottery, Mint, ATMs, Over 8,500 SLP Tokens Created

[ad_1] It’s been close to twelve months since we reported on the vast Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) universe built on top of the Bitcoin Cash chain. At the time, there were 2,700 unique SLP tokens created, and that’s increased by 217% during the last year with 8,585 SLP tokens created to-date. A number of different projects are leveraging the tokenization protocol, as Tether has announced using the SLP framework, a
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3 Ways Bitcoin Traders Can Spot and Avoid Crypto Market Manipulation

[ad_1] Unlike traditional financial markets, crypto exchanges are largely unregulated, and virtually every Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto trader is familiar with various stories detailing the degree to which certain aspects of crypto market price action is manipulated. Despite this, many traders feel like there is little they can do to avoid the whims of whales and unethical market makers that shape the market to their advantage. Strategies like spoofing and hidden
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Some Ethereum DeFi Users Are Making 100% APY But There Are Multiple Risks

[ad_1] Unlike Bitcoin, which has stalled in the low-$9,000s, Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi) has seen exponential growth over the past few weeks. Camila Russo, a former Bloomberg journalist turned Ethereum publicist, noted on June 19th that the amount of value locked in DeFi applications is up 40% in the past seven days alone. Due to a confluence of factors, the appeal of investing in this segment of the cryptocurrency market
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Elon Musk Bitcoin Giveaway Scam Rakes in Millions of Dollars in BTC

[ad_1] ‘Elon Musk’ bitcoin giveaways continue to scam people on Youtube. Scammers have reportedly pulled in millions of dollars in bitcoin from people wanting to double their cryptocurrency. Some of them use bitcoin addresses containing the name Elon Musk, Spacex, or Telsa. Before sending money to a bitcoin address, check if it has been reported as an address used by scammers. Elon Musk Bitcoin Giveaway Scam The number of bitcoin
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Barstool Sports Founder Holds to 2017 Stance on Bitcoin

[ad_1] Barstool Sports' millionaire founder, Dave Portnoy, recently re-tweeted his 2017 video on Bitcoin, saying his view on the asset has not changed. "For everybody trying to get me in the Bitcoin game, I made this video in 2017," Portnoy said in a June 19, 2020 tweet. "I still feel this way."Portnoy's 2017 sentimentActive on social media, Portnoy has made noise since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic for his comedic
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Only 3.5 Million Bitcoin Is Traded Worldwide; Majority of BTC Held Long-Term as Digital Gold, Says Chainalysis

[ad_1] Only 3.5 million bitcoin or 19% of total circulating supply is actively traded throughout the world, while the rest is being held long-term by investors, according to a new report by crypto analytics company Chainalysis. Per the report, nearly 18.6 million bitcoin (BTC) has been mined as of June 2020. Of this, around 60% BTC is held by entities – either people or businesses – that have never sold
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These 3 Pivotal Signs Show Bitcoin Is Bearish as “Massive” Move Nears

[ad_1] The most pressing question Bitcoin investors have faced over the past few weeks is if the current consolidation will break higher or lower. The expectation that BTC will move lower from the current range recently gained strength with an analyst drawing attention to three technical signs. Those signs have forced the analyst to level with himself that Bitcoin “looks bearish.” “If I’m honest with myself then I have to
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Gavin Andresen Casts Doubts on Craig Wright’s Satoshi Claim

[ad_1] Recently released depositions suggest that Gavin Andresen now has doubts that Craig Wright is Bitcoin creator, Satoshi Nakamoto.The depositions, which are connected to Wright’s case against the estate of his alleged business partner, David Kleiman, show that Andresen was asked if he still believed that Wright is Satoshi. Andresen said he did initially believe Wright to be the creator of Bitcoin — or at least one-third of a group
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Benjamin R. Tucker: Why I Am An Anarchist

[ad_1] Why am I an Anarchist? That is the question which the editor of the Twentieth Century has requested me to answer for his readers. I comply; but, to be frank, I find it a difficult task. If the editor or one of his contributors had only suggested a reason why I should be anything other than an Anarchist, I am sure I should have no difficulty in disputing the
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Cryptocurrency News From Japan: June 14

[ad_1] This week’s headlines from Japan included research company Xangle releasing a report on Japanese crypto regulation, Binance supporting Japan's language but not its residents, SBI Holdings turning gift certificates digital with blockchain, and Nomura Holdings opening a crypto custody service with Ledger and Coinshares. Check out some of this week’s crypto and blockchain headlines, originally reported by Cointelegraph Japan.Research outfit details Japanese crypto regulationA new report surfaced last week from